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RENAULT 5

3-door/5-door 4-seater hatchback saloon.

Super-successful second-generation Renault hatchback, built in huge numbers and massive variety for more than a decade. 782cc was a French tax-dodge not seen here, while three-bearing 845cc unit died off slowly, by neglect. 956cc TLs, and high-geared, extra-economical 1289cc GTL models were most successful. North-south engine, all-independent suspension, spacious 'Supermini' accommodation and sheer French practicality all added up to a car which appealed to millions. 1108cc replaced 956cc in 1979, but 1397cc units belong to eighties.

Technical Specifications

Engine:
782cc/845cc/956cc/1108cc/1289cc/1397cc (S4 OHV) 
Configuration:
Front engine, front-wheel drive 
Production dates:
1972 to 1984  
Number produced:
5,471,709 all types